The 2013 Packaging Conference, taking place February 4-6, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, will focus on next-generation packaging materials, business strategies, sustainability efforts, processing developments and more. In addition, the conference has confirmed speakers including representatives from Kraft Foods, Mondelēz International, Diageo, Amcor Rigid Plastics, Sidel, Braskem, Beverage Marketing Corporation, SACMI, Ryder Supply Chain Solutions, ATMI, Association of Post-Consumer Plastic Recyclers, ITW Zip-Pack, Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing, CL&D Digital and many other packaging sector experts.

The event will also feature tabletop exhibits from several industry suppliers. Sidel, a provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging, will host a luncheon and tour of its Norcross, Georgia, USA facility immediately following the conclusion of the conference. Transportation will be provided.

Registration is US$1,900, but a discounted early registration rate of US$1,600 is available until January 15. The fees include conference sessions and proceedings, breaks, lunch and a networking reception.